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Aubigne-Racan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aubigne-Racan in Sarthe

Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 9 km from Aubigne-Racan

Visit Aubigne-Racan: highlights and tourist information

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Aubigne-Racan is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 9 km and Bauge at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Aubigne-Racan, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aubigne-Racan in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also...

See Le Mans guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that...

See Solesmes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 49 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

See Azay-le-Rideau guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Sarthe

Map of places to visit near Aubigne-Racan


Markets in and near Aubigne-Racan

  • Le Lude: market Thursday (10km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (19km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (23km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (25km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (26km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (26km)

Hotels near Aubigne-Racan

More information about Aubigne-Racan, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Aubigne-Racan, France

What to do at Aubigne-Racan? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aubigne-Racan.

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (36km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (54km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (9km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (15km)
  • Parc de Lathan (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (33km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (43km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (43km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (45km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (35km)
  • Coulaines (37km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (27km)

Geography and distances

Aubigne-Racan is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Aubigne-Racan is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aubigne-Racan

Canton: Mayet

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72800

Distance to Aubigne-Racan

from Le Mans (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

Most visitors get here by car having taken a ferry, probably to Saint-Malo or Caen, and then a drive of around 2 - 3 hours. For driving distances to Aubigne-Racan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulonge, Lavernat, Sarce, Vaas and Verneil-le-Chetif.

This page in French: Visiter Aubigne-Racan

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